A very cold morning as steaming pellets from U.S. Steel Minntac glide across the frozen landscape behind a trio of Dash 8's heading for Two Harbors, MN.
A trio of Dash 8's and 145 ore cars quietly glide around the curve at Biwabik along the CN Iron Range sub the falling snow dampening the usual sounds of the 598 axels slightly.
After a crew change, CN 2041 is underway again towards Two Harbors, MN on a nice spring day.
Snow is falling as Minorca taconite pellets run south on the CN Iron Range sub bound for Two harbors, MN.
Running south along the CN Iron Range sub having just went by the N. Biwabik signals and passing a string of veteran DMIR ore cars that are staged here for the winter. CN 2041 has 145 of the much... (more)
CN 2039 darkens the sky with a little throttle on this already gloomy overcast day as they head north on the CN Iron Range sub at Biwabik, MN.
CN 2027 emerges from behind a curtain of fall colors across the landscape.
Northbound from Two Harbors, MN, CN 2007 is running track speed along the CN Iron Range sub thru the yard at Biwabik, MN as they continue on towards U.S. Steel Minntac to load. The string of vint... (more)
No rest for the weary on this Christmas morning ( note the engineers Santa hat ) as the Keenan switch job is sitting on the siding at Biwabik waiting for an empty pellet train coming up from Two H... (more)
A fog filled morning with the red CN nose as really the only color around on this southbound taconite train.
With the backdrop of an old mine dump showing the fading colors of the fall season , CN 2027 rolls though the yard at Biwabik heading towards Two Harbors, MN with 145 cars of taconite pellets.
Steaming pellets for Two Harbors, MN glide through the stuffed Biwabik yard on Thanksgiving morning.
CN 2018 leads taconite pellets south down the Iron Range Sub at Biwabik while the snow falls on Christmas Eve Eve.
Love the smell of diesel in the morning. It's 0600 and a train consisting of 145 ore cars loaded with fresh made taconite pellets rolls thru the small yard at Biwabik with two GE's sandwiching a ... (more)
The crew gives a friendly wave to another crew as loads meet empties at the small yard at Biwabik along the CN Iron Range sub between the mines and Two Harbors, MN.